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Zumba at RMU!

Put some Spring

in your step

Thursday, March 20, 2014 *

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2:00-3:00pm

Performing Arts Studio

1st Floor

Chicago campus

*Dress for fitness

 

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TLC Presents a Guest Lecture

The Learning Commons Presents a Guest Lecture

Marketing business concept

Ms. Tammy Russ, Art Director at Momentum

Monday, November 11th

Room 623 from 12:00pm-1:00pm

Ms. Russ will share her professional experience as a designer of advertising campaigns for national brands.

Students who are interested in careers in Applied Arts, Business and Marketing are encouraged to attend.

All Students, Staff, and Faculty are invited.

 

Art Director job duties as defined by The Bureau of Labor Statistics:  Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.
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~The Last of The “Celebrate 100″ Book Recommendations~

100 (and then some) Book Recommendations

Brought to you by RMU English & Humanities Faculty!

Beth Gainer, Paul Gaszak, Jenny Jocks Stelzer,

Tricia Lunt, Mick McMahon, David Pyle,

David Sgarlata, Vern Sims, & Gerry Wozek.

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The End is Just the Beginning!

On The Road, Jack Kerouac

The Orchard, Teresa Weir

Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline

The Other Side of Midnight, Sidney Sheldon

Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

The Professor and the Madman, Simon Winchester

A Separate Peace, John Knowles

Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut

Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Joan Didion

The Social Animal, David Brooks

Sophie’s World, Jostein Gaarder

The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner

Spin, Robert Charles Wilson

Sula, Toni Morrison

Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien

The Towers of Trebizond, Rose Macaulay

Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri

A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson

When You are Engulfed in Flames, David Sedaris

Where I’m Calling From, Raymond Carver

Wild, Sheryl Strayed

1984, George Orwell

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More Recommended Reading

“Celebrate 100″ By Reading Great Books

Brought to you by RMU English & Humanities Faculty!

Beth Gainer, Paul Gaszak, Jenny Jocks Stelzer, Tricia Lunt, Mick McMahon,

David Pyle, David Sgarlata, Vern Sims, & Gerry Wozek.

Why people like to read

The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

I am Legend, Robert Matheson

The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde

In Cold Blood, Truman Capote

In Search of Lost Time, Marcel Proust

The Interestings, Meg Wolitzer

Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air, Jon Krakauer

Irish Girl, Tim Johnston

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Susanna Clarke

The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan

Just Kids, Patti Smith

The Master, Colm Toibin

The Master Butcher’s Singing Club, Louise Erdrich

Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris

A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway

My Name is Red, Orhan Pamuk

The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, Barbara Ehrenreich

Notes from the Underground, Fyodor Dostoevsky

One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

On The Road, Jack Kerouac

One True Thing, Anna Quindlen

The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan

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The Next 25 Books Recommended by CLA Faculty

100 (and then some) Book Recommendations

Brought to you by RMU English & Humanities Faculty!

Beth Gainer, Paul Gaszak, Jenny Jocks Stelzer, Tricia Lunt, Mick McMahon,

David Pyle, David Sgarlata, Vern Sims, & Gerry Wozek.

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Deep Economy, Bill McKibben

Demian, Hermann Hesse

Dream of a Common Language, Adrienne Rich

The Dry Grass of August, Anna Mayhew

Dubliners, James Joyce

The Dud Avocado, Elaine Dundy

The Elegance of the Hedgehog, Muriel Barbery

Eureka Street, Robert McLiam Wilson

Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson

Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk

Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes

Fortunate Son, Walter Mosley

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

Freakonomics, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

The Foundation Trilogy, Isaac Asimov

Giovanni’s Room, James Baldwin

Gardens of Stone, Sophie Littlefield

The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Hamlet, William Shakespeare

The History of Love, Nicole Krauss

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams

The Hours, Michael Cunningham

How to Cook Everything, Mark Bittman

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“Celebrate 100″ this week with Recommended Reading!

100 (and then some) Book Recommendations

Brought to you by RMU English & Humanities Faculty!

Beth Gainer, Paul Gaszak, Jenny Jocks Stelzer, Tricia Lunt, Mick McMahon,

David Pyle, David Sgarlata, Vern Sims, & Gerry Wozek.

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Monday, October 14th, the first 25 on our list!

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver

Ariel, Sylvia Plath

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein

Await Your Reply, Dan Chaon

Barrel Fever, David Sedaris

The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath

Beloved, Toni Morrison

Blankets, Craig Thompson

Blessings, Anna Quindlen

Blink, Malcolm Gladwell

The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison

Book of Rhymes, Adam Bradley

Born Standing Up, Steve Martin

Breakfast At Tiffany’s, Truman Capote

The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder

Chronicles, Bob Dylan

The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger

A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess

The Color Purple, Alice Walker

A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole

Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Crucible, Arthur Miller

CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, George Saunders

Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank

A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas, Chuck Klosterman

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Manic Monday

On October 7th

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Come to The Learning Commons

for ideas, games, questions, answers, and

FREE Popcorn

Paul Gaszak 12:00-1:00pm

Reveals the Secret to Whiteboard Comedy

Mick McMahon 1:00-2:00

Offers assistance and insights with Blackboard Q & A

Tricia Lunt 2:00-4:00

Brings the fun home with Scrabble Rabble and Word Nerd games.

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